Mike Johnson said via PW Insider Elite audio update WWE has a big plan for Kurt Angle at Survivor Series. He also revealed the expected teams for the big show barring Roman Reigns is able to return to action. After all, he still isn’t cleared as of this writing.
“Kurt Angle is returning to the ring again on Sunday, November 19th at the Survivor Series pay-per-view. Kurt Angle will be the captain of Team Raw, the men’s team when they go and face the SmackDown team. And I am told that we’re gonna see Kurt Angle locking up with one of his most famous opponents because the captain of Team SmackDown is scheduled to be Shane McMahon.”
“So obviously this brings back King Of The Ring 2001, a brutal physical match and the iconic moment of Kurt suplexing Shane McMahon through the plate glass that was set up for the King Of The Ring for the staging.”
“It should be very cool. Now, as of this evening or I should say as of this afternoon, the plan for the teams are the following. And this is all contingent on Roman Reigns returning and being cleared to return. Team Raw is scheduled to be Finn Balor, Braun Strowman, Roman Reigns, Kurt Angle, Samoa Joe — Samoa Joe and Kurt Angle teaming up that’s pretty cool if you’re an Impact Wrestling fan. But that is the plan for Team Raw.”
“I was told this is all contingent on Roman getting healthy. He was we were told under medical care, he is doing better but he has to still finish getting over whatever illness befell him and he still has to recover and get back in ring shape. So November 19th gives him a couple weeks to do that. We are told that Team SmackDown, the word backstage at Raw tonight is Team SmackDown would be Shinsuke Nakamura, Bobby Roode, Randy Orton (who obviously already is officially part of the team), Shane McMahon, and AJ Styles.”
“So now you’ve got the potential of AJ Styles wrestling Kurt Angle and I will tell you now AJ Styles against Kurt Angle, their Hard Justice match which was a last man standing match I honestly think is the second-best match in Impact history behind the infamous AJ/Joe/Chris Daniels three-way from No Surrender.”